Ready to move

When we welcome divine inspiration into our hearts, we’re inevitably moved to compassion, kindness, patience, and joy.

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Almost unnoticed but for treetops
swaying slightly, chimes tunelessly
punctuating the air, the wind gently
courses, unseen, moving whatever
will go with it.

Nature hints at a momentum, invisible,
the motion of the law of divine Love,
God, sweeping through everywhere,
stirring divinely nimble hearts –
our hearts – to genuine kindness,
patience, restraint.

In prayer we seek to feel Love’s law –
Truth’s healing impetus, Spirit’s tender
guiding, Life’s rhythmic progress – the
peerless power of our Shepherd, God,
governing all in harmony.

The Christ-power moves our thought to
drink in the fullness of good that God
gives – the good that makes up what we are
as spiritual, subject to Spirit’s law alone.

This fresh breeze brings the grace of a
“you first” in gridlock traffic, impels a
resisted apology, sends a chilly silence
sailing – and humanity rises higher.

Free from the matted thicket of criticism,
no roots in hatred’s lawless, empty soil,
we – God’s spiritual children – yield to
Her all-encircling inspiration, ready
to move when the winds of God blow.

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